Celebrating Success

Saskatchewan artists and arts organizations are finding ways to reach the public during a time of social isolation.

For world-renowned Regina composer Laura Pettigrew, music is colour. Pettigrew has synesthesia, a condition in which one of the five senses – in this case, hearing – is perceived as other senses, such as sight. Every instrument is a different colour for her, and a completed orchestral piece is like a beautiful painting.

After the theft of his powwow regalia, Michael Thunderchild wondered when he would be able to dance again. An Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists grant enabled his partner Randi Candline to create Men's Grass Dance regalia, so they could dance together as a family.

The S.W. Sask. Oldtimers' Museum & Archive in Maple Creek partnered with artist Geoff Phillips on an award-winning arts project that brought history to life.

The next time you're in downtown Regina, be sure to swing by Mosaic Tower at Hill Centre III to check out Great and Small, our latest exhibition.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board gives a warm welcome to Carol Greyeyes, the newest addition to our team of Program Consultants. 

Hanna Yokozawa Farquharson of Saltcoats and Catherine Joa of Denare Beach are new to the Saskatchewan Arts Board's Permanent Collection.

Saskatoon musician Lévi Soulodre wrote an album based on poems his mother wrote before he was born.

An Artists in Schools grant enabled Regina Catholic Schools and local artists to work together to provide diverse dance and music programming to Kindergarten students at St. Kateri Tekakwitha School. 

Read the transcript of Martha Cole's acceptance speech for the Lieutenant Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Saskatchewan Arts Awards.